Latest posts by Moussa Bashir from August, 2007
Beirut Spring writes about an uproar surrounding a newly established public school in Brooklyn (NY), that is named after the Lebanese/Arab writer and poet Gibran Khalil Gibran. The school teaches many of its material in Arabic and has some courses on “Arab Culture”. Jewish groups demonstrated and condemned the opening...
The Lebanese constitution stipulates that the parliament should convene and elect a new president within a period of at least a month before the end of the tenure of the presiding president. The term of the current President Emille Lahoud will be over in November of this year. Therefore, it...
Writing about Beirut's new farmers’ market, Dove's Eye View posts about a Lebanese chef's vision to make falafel and not war.
Remarkz analyzes how the confessional system in Lebanon was a major factor behind Hezbollah's evolution into giving up their initial goal of establishing an Islamic state.
Are you interested in finding out the different interpretations for the results of the by–elections held last week in Lebanon? Then you have to read this week’s round up of the Lebanese blogosphere.
The Lebanese government decided to hold by–elections on August 5. These elections are to fill the parliamentary seats that became vacant due to the assassinations of the past months. Other topics also discussed this week include: the Lebanese middle–class, Lebanese architecture, language and social consciousness, and why dictatorship may be the best solution for Lebanon. In addition to these, there are posts about activities taking place during summer, the border town of Ayta Shaab a year after the July war and about blogging and netizens as well as aid given to the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.